As part of DVP’s ongoing efforts to support Colorado advocacy organizations in telling the story of effective advocacy, DVP’s Advisory Committee developed Guiding Questions to help funded organizations reflect on their current data collection practices and prepare to implement the MOVERS outcome measurement tool. Funded organizations will have from now to September 30, 2019, to take a closer look at their data collection practices and take a brief, anonymous survey regarding training and technical assistance needs on data-related topics.
The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) is working with The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and they need your help to better understand the challenges that survivors face regarding mental health and substance misuse concerns via a voluntary and anonymous survey.
The Mineral County Courthouse will be closed for business on Wednesday and Thursday, July 4 and 5, 2019 to celebrate the 4th of July Holiday. The Courthouse will be open for business at 8 am on Monday, July 8. Enjoy and Be Safe!
OBH is highlighting SummitStone Health Partners this month as an example of a provider that is using research and data to drive change and increase the effectiveness of services. SummitStone, the community mental health center for Larimer County, has several exciting initiatives that are making a difference in people’s lives at home, at school and in the community.
Starting July 1, a new set of agencies will manage the state’s comprehensive behavioral health crisis system and ensure statewide coverage. The annual budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 among the regions is $29.35 million, which is an increase of $1.5 million from the previous fiscal year.
Recovery Residence Certification Program (HB 19-1009)
The Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) has created a rule draft implementing the Recovery Residence Certification Program as required by House Bill 19-1009. The draft rules establish the requirements that a recovery residence certifying body must be approved by OBH in order to certify recovery residences in Colorado.
While there are many reasons to shop at a farmer’s market, the most obvious reasons are the taste, freshness and variety of flavors and products, but did you know that you are also supporting your community in several ways? Buying locally keeps your dollar in circulation in your community.
Starting on August 2, 2019, the Office of Early Childhood (OEC) Background Investigations Unit (BIU) will be able to complete Child Abuse and Neglect Checks (Trails checks) for persons responsible for supervising children and who have unsupervised contact with children. DVP-funded organizations can now request Child Abuse and Neglect Checks via BIU for any employee or volunteer who has or will have contact with children in the course of their work at the organization